galėti

LithuanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

galia +‎ -ėti, from Proto-Indo-European *gelH-, related to Proto-Celtic *galnati (to be able) and *galā (ability).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ɡɐˈlʲêːtʲɪ]

VerbEdit

galė́ti (third-person present tense gãli, third-person past tense galė́jo)

  1. to be able to; can, may
  2. to be allowed
    Ar̃ àš galiù nórs válgyti?
    Can I eat something?

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ReferencesEdit

  • Matasović, Ranko (2009) Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 9), Leiden: Brill, →ISBN